These Best Practice Guidelines were developed by Oxfam under UNHCR’s “Waste to Value” Project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Guidelines are based on operational research conducted in 2016 and 2017 in Jewi Refugee Camp in Ethiopia, where the Tiger Worm Toilets remain in operation and under regular monitoring.
This WASH Equipment Catalogue has been produced by UNHCR’s WASH and Procurement Departments to improve the acquisition and effective procurement of WASH relief items.
The catalogue includes specifications and quality requirements for standard WASH equipment items such as pumps, tapstands, water tanks and water testing equipment.
Double vault Urine Diversion Dry Toilets (UDDT) can be used as an alternative to pit latrines in refugee camps. They utilise two chambers for faeces, one of which is in use whilst the other is full and drying so that it can be safely disposed of after an appropriate period of time.
These Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) were developed by Oxfam under UNHCR’s “Waste to Value” Project, which was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They are largely based on UDDTs developed under the Waste to Value Project in Ethiopia.
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Where required, UNHCR and WASH actors should work together to develop a country level refugee WASH strategy document that clearly describes the refugee context and the baseline WASH situation, along with short, medium and long-term strategies for each of the WASH sub-sectors. This template can be used to help produce a short and concise Country level WASH Strategy. It includes a phased approach, HR requirements and site-level Operational Plans.
This adjoining document provides a brief summary of the key actions necessary for addressing MHM during emergencies. It serves as a quick read to gain a basic understanding of a complete MHM response. However, it is advised to review the complete guide when designing programs or developing response activities.
The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Emergencies toolkit aims to provide streamlined guidance to support organizations and agencies seeking to rapidly integrate MHM into existing programming across sectors and phases.
These guidelines provide additional support and information on designing and implementing hygiene promotion programmes or elements of hygiene promotion in the programmes of other sectors. They should be used in conjunction with the UNHCR WASH Manual and the summary guidance in the Hygiene Promotion Chapter of this manual.
Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: UNHCR has developed a sample drilling contract and technical specifications. These should be utilised for all drilling activities commissioned by UNHCR or its partners. The generic contract and specifications documents are provided in word format and should be modified to include the requirements that will be met for each individual […]
Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2017 Description: UNHCR has developed a standard excel-based form that should be used to capture all the important information during well construction. The excel file can be downloaded by following the link at the bottom of this page. Once you have downloaded the excel file, you can watch the explanatory videos. Three […]
Publisher: UNHCR Year: 2018
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